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Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff

His tough words matched those of US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who said in a visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that Iran's destabilising influence would h...


US Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea

The country likely sought to avoid a full-scale clash with the US, which boasts far superior military capabilities and has not yet stated what actions by Pyongy...


Seeking to salvage ties, USA and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

The foreign ministers also praised the cruise missile strike against a Syrian airbase ordered by President Donald Trump, despite reports that Assad's air force ...


Everton 'to consider Michael Keane alternatives as Man Utd enter race'

Interestingly given this latest development, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher urged Keane to choose Everton over Manchester United over the weekend. ...


Australia to add 'values' test to citizenship exam

Prime Minister Turnbull did not specify exactly what "Australian values" might mean, stating that the government would consult with the public before it decides...


There will be a "big announcement" on tax reform Wednesday

He told The Associated Press in an interview that elements of his plan will be released as early as Wednesday. Trump outlined his principles and propose...


Exit Polls Predict Sweep for BJP in Delhi, AAP Staring at Rout

He appealed to the people to vote for the AAP to "help the national capital fight corruption". However, the polling remained peaceful as the election commiss...


Samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin: United Kingdom scientists

The Syrian army on Thursday said the US -led anti-terror coalition struck a chemical weapons depot controlled by the Islamic State (IS) group in eastern Syri...


Teacher Had Sex With Two Students At Same Time

According to a school district police officer's affidavit, Robertson and one of the four students began their romance - the one which would culminate in the thr...


British PM May says June election result "not certain"

Whereas with Labour, we see no clear plan or aims for any potential negotiations if they were to somehow win this election. The former Belgian prime minister ...


Trump says his presidency is 'different'

In a tweet Sunday, Trump jabbed at Democrats, who vigorously oppose wall funding. He showed signs that he feels the weight of the office, discussing the "hear...


Trump targets Canadian trade again, focused on energy, lumber, dairy

President Trump blasted Canada on Thursday over a trade dispute affecting dairy farmers, calling it a " disgrace " that's the result of the North American Free...


3 things to take note of in the United Kingdom snap election

The Labour leader promised a clamp down on the "cosy cartels" that, he said, were hoarding the country's wealth for themselves. He added: "Many in Brussels ...


Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen risk

Commentators tonight speculated the move could be Ms Le Pen further distancing herself from the party in a bid to embrace a wider spread of voters ahead of the ...


Iran confirms rejecting appeal by held British-Iranian woman

A British-Iranian woman, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, was sentenced to five years in jail on non-specific charges relating to national security. A spokesman for...


Warren: Party identification is 'starting to shift'

On Monday, Rep. Michael John Gray, D-Augusta, and chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas said ideological purity leaves little room for compromise on the ...


Philippine troops kill militants, seize jungle camp in south

Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP ) Tuesday said that three Indonesians and a Malaysian are among those killed during the four-day heavy fighting in Piagapo...


Clasico win has revitalised Barca title bid - Luis Enrique

The Brazilian forward was replaced by Paco Alcácer in Barcelona's starting line-up against Real Madrid after he was handed a two-match suspension for sarcas...


Richard Quest: Strong win could give May 'wiggle room' on Brexit

In a surprise move on Tuesday, May called a snap election to be held in June in order to bolster her position before going into two years of negotiations with t...


Trump seeks shift in visa allotments crucial to tech outsourcing

In the document, known to the White House as the "Buy American and Hire American" order , Trump also seeks changes in government procurement that would boost p...


Russian Federation rejects United Nations resolution that condemns chemical attack on Syria

In addition, Putin mentioned the chemical attack in Idlib. Trump, who campaigned on a promise (that every president has made) to relocate the U.S. Embassy fro...


North Korean drills, USA coalition talks extend brinksmanship

North Korea defiantly said in a state media commentary marking the 85th anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People's Army's that its military was prepa...


Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for Trump's stupid wall

The former leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel was recently extradited to the USA to face criminal prosecution for numerous alleged drug-related crimes, including...


Turkey detains 803 people for alleged links to failed coup - security sources

The suspects, he said, "had infiltrated the police" and "tried to lead it from outside by forming an alternative structure". He added that 1,009 people suspec...


Arkansas executes inmate after high court clearance

Arkansas had hoped to carry out the executions before the end of the month, when the state's supply of midazolam - a sedative used in the state's lethal injecti...


Teacher accused of kidnapping to face federal charges in Tennessee

Her attorney has asked for more detail on the allegations and access to the children's social media accounts. Cummins was charged with one federal count of ...


Inmates begin hunger strike on Palestinian Prisoners' Day

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons launched a hunger strike Monday, in what their leader behind bars called a new step in the Palestinians' "long walk ...


Syria Crisis: US Official Doubts Syria's Chemical Weapon Production Capability

Meanwhile, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denied al-Sakat's claim, and said that he believed the former general made the remarks due to pressure or in ...


China is selling flights to North Korea again

All 100 US senators will gather Wednesday for a White House briefing on the volatility in North Korea. Visitors watch the North Korea side from the unificatio...


Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

Sabio said local and global human rights groups called government's attention to stop the killings drug war, but claimed Duterte and his officials ignored this ...


North Korea celebrates founding of military

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate convened for an emergency meeting regarding the tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. The Guardian are reporting that the un...


Crisis talks over North Korea begin amid fears of new nuclear test

The exercises on Tuesday and Wednesday come amid heightened concerns over a possible nuclear or missile test by North Korea as it marks the 85th anniversary of ...


Trump throws tantrum, demands government shutdown unless he gets his border wall

Congress must pass a $1 trillion catch-all spending bill to pay for all agencies of government or trigger a partial shutdown Saturday, which happens to coincide...


North Korea reportedly conducts massive live-fire drill amid tensions

The North is also believed to be preparing for a sixth nuclear weapons test . They are capable of precision strikes against the North's nuclear facilities, b...


US Sanctions 271 Syrians After Suspected Sarin Attack

He would not say whether other sanctions related to the attack could be in the works. The sanction orders US banks to freeze the assets of any employees named ...